Brussels, the capital of Europe and Belgium
|From Paris Cdg Airport||01:13||$131|
|From Aix En Provence Tgv||04:54||$144|
|From Ebbsfleet International||01:50||$82|
|From De Panne||01:51||$42|
|From St Raphael||07:20||$229|
|From Louvain La Neuv O||00:58||$11|
|From Marne La Vallee||01:28||$40|
|From Braine Lalleud||00:14||$8|
|From Sint Niklaas||01:10||$21|
Getting around From Brussels, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.
|To Braine Lalleud||00:28||$8|
|To Sint Niklaas||01:26||$21|
|To Louvain La Neuv O||01:27||$11|
|To Renaix Ronse||01:28||$26|
|To Ebbsfleet International||01:53||$82|
|To Marne La Vallee||02:51||$40|
|To Paris Cdg Airport||02:51||$73|
|To De Panne||03:01||$42|
|To Tgv Haute Picardie||04:19||$61|
|To Lyon St Exupery Airport||05:20||$173|
|To St Pierre Des Corps||05:48||$89|
|To Aix En Provence Tgv||06:39||$120|
|To St Raphael||14:04||$173|
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Brussels, the capital of Europe and Belgium
Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, is home to several European Union institutions and many international organisations. Being a trendy city, Brussels is ideal for weekend getaways and holidays. Its famous and delicious chocolates as well as its great variety of beers are the delight of every visitor.
The city is also known for its famous attractions, the star being the Manneken Pis. With its numerous institutions, museums, galleries, beautiful parks, fascinating walks, trendy restaurants and bars, Brussels justifies its name as the capital of Europe.
Its historic district with its numerous cafes, restaurants and museums is ideal to start the city tour. Discover the Royal Palace, the Grand Place, which Victor Hugo has qualified as being the most beautiful square of the world and don’t miss the nearby Manneken Pis, the famous tiny statuette of a urinating boy which has become the emblem of the rebellious spirit of Brussels. Across from the Grand Place, walk through the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, one of the largest covered galleries in Europe, to reach the Belgian Comics Strip Centre, temple of the ninth art!
Have a feast in either small or star restaurants of Brussels. Try the famous Belgium fries or waffles.
Shopping lovers have a broad variety of choice in Brussels. The Rue Neuve and its brands, the Sablon and its antiques, the Place du Jeu de Balle and its flea market as well as the Avenue de la Toison d’Or and its luxury goods, are prescribed!
Brussels Tourist Information
Rue du Marché aux Herbes 61, 1000 City of Brussels
Tel: +32 2 504 03 90
The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.
Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Brussels can be found.
Brussels railway station(s)
Brussels Midi Train Station
Address: 47 B, Avenue Fonsny 1060 BruxellesOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 12am to 11:59pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12am to 11:59pm Trains operating in and from this station:
Intercity trains, Thalys, ICE and Eurostar
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Brussels N Aero Train Station
Address: Luchthaven Brussel Natiinaal 1930 ZaventemOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 6:30am to 10pm
Saturday and Sunday: 6:30am to 10pm Trains operating in and from this station:
International high speed trains (Thalys), Regional trains
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Address: Boulevard de l'Impératrice 7 1000 Bruxelles
Bruxelles Nord Br
Address: Rue d'Aerschot 82 1030 Bruxelles
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- "Honeymoon on Thalys" Vivian p. 16/11/2015
- "Slow and old train." Yiu Kin Joshua c. 13/11/2015
I think the Euro star should be quite new and comfort. But the seat, and inside of train, is old. It's gives bad impression. And it becomes slow after land on England, at last, it's delay on arrival.
- "Small Train" Yiu Kin Joshua c. 13/11/2015
I was expecting a long train, but it's no big deal.
- "Brussles to Paris" Richard Leon b. 11/11/2015
Very comfortable and a nice experience
- "good" Zhang Jung c. 09/11/2015
- "EXCELLENT" Jacobus s. 08/11/2015
FRIENDLY STAFF AND COMFORTABLE!!
- "very comfort seats" Hao-ching c. 03/11/2015
It would be great if there is an instruction to tell us how and where to get the tickets, which i bought online before the trip.
- "Convenient, Comfortable, Cool" Bobby j. 03/11/2015
We had no difficulty booking the tickets from India. We misplaced one printout but having access to the booking reference we had no difficulty getting a ticket issued at the station. (Only do remember that such tickets need to be endorsed at the stands near the platform). The seats were comfortable. The berths for the night journey were okay. There is food available on the day trains at reasonable prices. Overall definitely recommended.
- "Thalys trip" Sanjaya b. 03/11/2015
Unfortunately Wifi connection was bad. Compare to the bus the cost was too high
- "Bad Experience on my trip" . 01/11/2015
It was a very bad experience to take the train in Nord station from Brussels to Frankfurt, my first journey to Germany. All trains are cancelled without prior announcement. No email was received. We know that until we took the train to this station. The staff in Brussels didn't help much and lost in temper to explain what we could do. Finally, we had to go to Midi Station to take coach to Koln and took another train to Frankfurt. It took us more than 12 hours.
- "very comfortable journey" . 30/10/2015
the journey was very comfortable and on time. the only problem faced was that there was no facility to print my ticket at the station counter. so would request to have a print out facility for the ticket at the station as well. thanks
- "eurostar to Brussels" Rachael d. 29/10/2015
Lovely trip - much better than flying. Comfortable, no airport hassle, easier to get to and from train station than airport, pleasant knowledgeable helpful staff.
- "Comfortable, quick, value for " . 26/10/2015
We stayed in IBIS , right next to MIDI station. reaching from London and then taking this train tow days later to Paris was so convenient.
- "europe train" Robert p. 17/10/2015
I took the train from Cologne to Brussels. Train left Cologne on time and arrived in Brussels on time. Very smooth and comfortable ride. Better than the plane!
- "average" Ramy m. 16/10/2015
the train leave at time and it was clean. nothing special.